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Miami Dade College

Miami, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%

MDC Academics

Miami Dade College requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Miami Dade College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Miami Dade College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Miami Dade College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Miami Dade College?

Miami Dade College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Miami Dade College.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Miami Dade College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Miami Dade College

When choosing a major, Miami Dade College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Miami Dade College. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Miami Dade College false.Miami Dade College does not offer double majors. Students must choose one area of study to focus on.

Frequently Asked Questions About Miami Dade College

Does Miami Dade College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Miami Dade College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Miami Dade College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Miami Dade College true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Miami Dade College Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Miami Dade College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Miami Dade College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Miami Dade College true for highly-qualified applicants, and true. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Miami Dade College.

Does Miami Dade College Require Internships?

🟨 Miami Dade College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College Library

The main library on campus is the Miami Dade College Learning Resources and there are 9 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Miami Dade College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Miami Dade College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Miami Dade College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Miami Dade College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Miami Dade College include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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